San Diego Judoka Breastfeeds Toddler at California State Games: Featuring Heisei Judo Dojo at Southwestern College

If you are following my personal profile on Facebook you know that I have been training Judo at the Heisei Judo Dojo in Chula Vista twice a week for more than a year! I have been making an effort recently to be more consistent with ...

Choosing Not to Breastfeed Was My Revolutionary Act: Guest Blogger LaSha, The Kinfolk Kollective

Within 30 minutes of the delivering my son, a lactation nurse was in my room giving me information about breastfeeding. She was adamant about convincing me to at least see if my baby would latch on to my breast, but I was tired and she ...

“I always trusted my instincts.”: Featured Photographer - Linn Memran Photography

Hi, I’m Linn. I am a 38-year-old mother. The mother of Mia. Her birth took about 5 hours, from the time we left home to head over to the hospital. I was clear with my partner to not let them give me epidural. When the pain ...

After 22 Breastfeeding Photos Reported, Mom Seeks a Policy Change From Facebook: Mom Thoughts On #Brelfie Harassment

Breastfeeding has taken over social media during the last 5 years and only for the past two years has Facebook created a policy that “supports” breastfeeding for mothers to share their breastfeeding images, without having ...

Breast Milk Jewelry – New Year’s Giveaway: Indigo Willow Breast Milk Jewelry & Keepsakes

Let me start by saying breast milk is AWESOME. Not only is it the perfect blend of nutrients and antibodies, it has anti-viral, anti-fungal, and disease fighting properties. Breast milk can be used to treat eczema, pink eye, sties, ear ...

44 Gallons of Breast Milk, Almost Down the Drain: Community Trail Blazer: Gina Tang - The Soular Power System

It all started because I wanted to get my milk supply up and running strong—the better to shed baby weight, and offset the effects of six sedentary weeks of postpartum. Of course I was motivated by the prospect of nurturing my child ...

Third Nurse-In at Idaho State Capitol for National Awareness: End the Discrimination, For Mothers & Babies

After speaking with Boise, Idaho mom, Amy Miller, about the difficulty in attempting to pass statewide breastfeeding laws to protect mothers and children from discrimination while nursing in public, it is now time that we go full swing ...

Neighbors Threaten Oklahoma Mom with Eviction, Breastfeeding On Front Porch

  Oklahoma mother, Missy Smith, breastfed her daughter on her porch like normal everyday, especially when the weather was nice. It was when her landlord told her that her neighbors had been complaining and threatening to contact ...

FedEx Claims Rep Offers Apology for not Shipping Breast Milk: Mom Shares Breast Milk Transport Incident

Since I was a little girl I knew that when it was my turn to become a mother, I was going to breastfeed. I grew up learning that ‘Breast is Best’, about the benefits to breastfeeding for mother and child. I have been breastfeeding my ...

If You’re Engorged, Don’t Pump: Community Trail Blazer: Laura Delmonico, Nationwide Nurse-In

When I found out that I was pregnant with my daughter, Annelyne, I had no doubt in my mind that I was going to breastfeed her. She latched right away and I told the nurse that I didn’t need a visit from the lactation consultant ...

Advocating for Moms Did Not Come From My Personal Experience: Community Trail Blazer | Kristy Kemp, BFMT

Let me start off by saying that my love for breastfeeding certainly did not come from my own personal experience with it. When I had my son a little over 4 years ago I did not have far as much knowledge for breastfeeding and many other ...

Reading About the Benefits of Breastfeeding Helped me Make My Decision: Community Trailblazer, Kristina Pulistar - Founder of Milk for Brixton Project

No one in my immediate family breastfed, I was never around it, in fact I had never even SEEN someone nurse their baby until I was 23 years old. I was a nanny and the mother nursed her baby on her work from home days. It wasn’t ...

Crystal McCullough & The Big Woody’s Incident

My name is Crystal and I am married to my husband Mike. I have a smart 11 year old step son named Aidan and I am still nursing my 14 month old daughter, Miranda. She was born a day after her due date. Sept. 12, 2013 this 6 lb 1 oz tiny ...

Faithful Mother of 8, Exclusively Pumps for 8 weeks Before First Latch: Breastfeeding Story by Crystal

“I’m the mother of eight wonderful kids!  My life is pretty wild to say the least.  My husband and I decided we wanted to have a baby between the two of us last year. Seeing how we already have his, mine, and theirs. Why not have ...

Nursing Awesome: Breastfeeding Story by Jennifer

I exclusively pumped breast milk for my daughter, Karmyn until she was 3 months old. She was premature at 34 weeks gestation weighing 4 lbs 1 oz & with health issues relating to her ealy birth she could not be held or breastfed at ...

My Milky Way: Breastfeeding Story by Maegan

Let me start by saying that we, as women, have been given the most beautiful gift to be able to bear children. The fact that we can also continue to provide nourishment for them even after womb-life, is just astounding to me as a ...

American Mother Breastfeeding in Argentina: Breastfeeding Story by Kelsey

Where to begin, where too begin. I am from Michigan originally. Currently, however, I am living in Barranqueras, Chaco, Argentina. I know, it’s a mouthful right? 🙂 I am 25, a full-time mom, wife, and co-owner of a mini-market in ...

Active Duty Military Mom Exclusively Breastfeeds Premature Baby: Breastfeeding Story by LaDonna

This active duty, Air Force, military mom is nothing short of the term “badass breastfeeder.” Her story will encourage you to overcome any and every obstacle that you face on your journey through motherhood! My daughter was ...

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A long, long road to Exclusively Breastfeeding my Baby: Breastfeeding Story by Vanessa Simmons

Ever since I was a little girl, my plan was to follow in my mother’s footsteps by birthing naturally and by breastfeeding my babies. I am extremely grateful that she provided this example for me because it has fostered health and ...

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